Sustainability in Action Tour:
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Join us for a walking tour of the new Mercedes-Benz stadium, the first stadium in the NFL to seek Platinum-level LEED. In addition to some of the standard tour features, such as Locker Rooms, Suites, Sky Bridge, and Field, our custom tour will include several of the aspects that are contributing to their LEED pursuit. These includes almost 50% reduction in water use, water recycling, energy efficiency and renewable energy, edible landscaping, and sustainable materials management.

Time and Date: Monday, January 22, 2018. Their will be two tours which will depart by foot from the hotel at 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM and will return about 3 hours later.

Fee: USCC Members: $75, nonmembers: $95

Sustainability in Action Tour:
The Westin Peachtree

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Sustainability Tour allows us to go behind the scene and get an in-depth presentation on their initiatives regarding our reduction, reuse, recycling and recovery in the key departments of Receiving, Kitchen, Housekeeping, and Banquets. The hotel was a leader in Atlanta’s ground-breaking “Zero Waste Zone”, and their commitment to composting included installation of a dedicated walk-in cooler. These initiatives allowed the Westin Peachtree Hotel to be the largest Silver Leaf Certified Hotel in the Southeast.

Time and Date: Monday, January 22, 2018, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Fee: $25 USCC Members, $35 non-members

Sustainability in Action: Atlanta’s Green Infrastructure Bus Tour of Downtown Atlanta

Join us for a bus tour of some downtown Atlanta highlights, featuring multiple examples of compost use and other green infrastructure efforts. We will start at the Westin and then pass around the Coca Cola, Aquarium, Olympic Park, World Congress Center, Mercedes Benz Stadium and then proceed to City Hall for the first stop. From there we will travel to Georgia Tech (Klass Bldg) 5th Street Bridge, The Varsity, Fox Theater, Southface Energy Institute, Ponce City Market, Fourth Ward, Springdale Park Elementary School, Carter Center, King Historic Site, then back to the Westin.

Time and Date: Monday, January 22, 2018, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Fee: $145 USCC Members, $185 non-members